Trains from Oxford to Reading

Oxford to Reading train information

Oxford Reading train map

Train duration 0h27m
Arrival Reading, England
Departure Oxford, England
Distance 24 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £4.50
Average train price £9.00

The journey from Oxford, situated in England and Reading, which is in England is well served by trains. The trains are operated by the following rail companies: Cross Country.

On average, the journey takes around 0h27m by train because of the 24 miles to travel to Reading from Oxford. The journey time will vary depending if your train is direct or with stops.

Looking at our data, the best price to travel by train in the next 180 days is £4.50. This fare is based on an adult fare and is not including the savings you can make with a discount card.

Best prices for Oxford to Reading train tickets

from £4.50 MORE 0h27m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £24.90 MORE 2h55m

Oxford - Reading prices calendar

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Oxford - Reading: the best time to book cheap trains

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Purchasing your train ticket beforehand is often cheaper than leaving it to the day you travel. However, as you may see in the chart above, the price of train tickets Oxford to Reading tend to remain approximately the same and cost £8.

Best prices for Oxford to Reading trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Oxford and Reading by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Reading to Oxford and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Oxford
Reading
£4.50 30/03/2020 13:02 1 day ago
Oxford
Reading
£4.50 30/03/2020 12:02 1 day ago
Oxford
Reading
£4.50 30/03/2020 12:07 1 day ago
Oxford
Reading
£4.50 30/03/2020 18:02 1 day ago
Oxford
Reading
£4.50 30/03/2020 17:01 1 day ago
Oxford
Reading
£6.70 30/03/2020 17:42 Cross Country 1 day ago
Oxford
Reading
£6.70 30/03/2020 12:43 Cross Country 1 day ago
Oxford
Reading
£7.00 30/03/2020 17:32 1 day ago
Oxford
Reading
£7.00 30/03/2020 12:32 1 day ago
Oxford
Reading
£8.50 30/03/2020 12:16 Cross Country 1 day ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Discount Oxford - Reading train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to spend less for your Oxford Reading train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are 5 types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

The main benefit of getting a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to earn as much money as you spent.

You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets across the whole year for the card to be worthwile. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you book afterwards, you will make savings.

As an example, train tickets from Oxford to Reading cost on average £8.46 (1). By dividing £88 by £8.46 (£88/£8.46 = 10.41), it appears that after only 11 one way journeys from Reading to Oxford, the railcard will have paid for itself.

Railcards enable you to save 34% off most adult fares for 12 months. A Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the five other ones £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Oxford to Reading train £8.46 £5.64 £2.82 10.44

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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